Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to create, facilitate and support housing and neighborhood development in Buffalo’s core communities.

HOCN in the Media

Empowering Neighbors – Heart of the City’s Stephanie Simeon

Thursday, May 19, 2011- The Good Neighborhood View Original Article By Megan Callahan This week’s Empowering Neighbor is Heart of the City Neighborhoods Executive Director, Stephanie Simeon. A transplant from Brooklyn who made Buffalo home after receiving both her undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Buffalo, she holds a masters degree in urban …

"Good Morning, Buffalo: A Quick Look At What's Happening Today In Western New York"

Tuesday May 17, 2011, 12:12 AM- BUFFALO NEWS By Dale Anderson, News Staff Reporter View Original Article The City of Buffalo is revising its zoning code to make it more environmentally friendly. The whole thing will be explained today when the Partnership for the Public Good holds a free forum, “Buffalo’s Green Code, A Historic …

The Eights Hosts Spring Mixer for Green Options, Heart of the City and Journey's End

Wednesday, April 27th 2011 The Good Neighborhood View Original Article By Seamus Gallivan Though I have good and exciting reasons to not be in Buffalo today, I’m still bummed to have to miss tonight’s Spring Mixer hosted by Green Options Buffalo, Heart of the City Neighborhoods, and Journey’s End Refugee Services tonight at the Eights …

Workin’ Through the Weekend – Boom Days & Cleanup; Tree Planting, E-Recycling

The Good Neighborhood- April 15th, 2011 By Andrew Delmonte View Original Article From Seamus Gallivan: What a wild weekend in Buffalo, both for work and play – and both of those under the banner of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s ninth annual Boom Days celebration, which starts tonight with parties and Chow Chocolat; on the Edward M. …

Early Bird Kickball Tournament Registration Ends Friday

Buffalo Rising – April 6th, 2011 At some point, the snow is going to stop falling on the city of Buffalo and we will all be well-overdue for some fun in the sun.  Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) is already looking forward to those days, which will bring their 2nd Annual Kickball Tournament …

The Good Hood To Defend Throne In 2nd Annual Heart of the City Kickball Tourney

The Good Neighborhood- March 18th, 2011 By Seamus Gallivan View Original Article Practice?! We don’t need no stinkin’ practice! The reigning champs are ready to defend our throne at the second annual Heart of the City Neighborhoods Kickball Tournament, just announced for Saturday, June 4th, at noon in Lasalle Park. The fundraiser is part of …